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POLK"S OF WFP

Posted: 7 Feb 1999 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 11 Nov 2003 8:52PM GMT
Surnames: POLK, JACKSON, ADAMS
MY GREATGREATGRANDFATHER NAME HENRY POLK,(SLAVE) BECAME THE HEIR OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED IN WEST FELICIANA PARISH NOW KNOWN AS THE OLD POLK PLACE.(999.98 ACRES)IN THE WILL LEFT BY E.W. ADAMS DATED JULY 28, 1908, ON HIS PLANTATION (TRYING TO FIND OUT THE NAME OF THE PLANTATION?), IN HIS WILL HENRY POLK WAS THE HEIR, IN HENRY'S WILL HE LEFT THE ACRES TO HIS CHILDREN: MARY POLK WIFE, MARY ELIZA POLK DGT, ANDREW POLK SON, LUCINDA POLK DGT, ELIJAH POLK SON, JIM POLK SON, ANNIE JACKSON , BARBARA POLK MY(GREATGRANDMOTHER)(BARBARA POLK /MY GREATGRANDMOTHER(SHE WAS A SLAVE)BORN 1845 IN WEST FELICIANA PARISH LOUISIANA. MARRIED MY GREATGRANDFATHER JAMES JACKSON A MULATTO BORN 1840 IN LOUISIANA, HE WAS A FREEMAN THEY MARRIED JAN 2, 1867 IN WEST FELICIANA PARISH . I AM TRYING TO FIND THE SLAVEOWNER OF MY GREATGREATGRANDFATHER HENRY POLK, WAS BORN IN MISSISSIPI, ALL OF HIS CHILDREN WAS BORN IN WEST FELICINA, SINCE ISAAC POLK WAS IN FELICIANA(PRESENT WFP) IN 1807 AND IF HE IS WHITE,HE MAYBE THE POLK I AM LOOKING FOR? DID ISAAC OWN ANY SLAVE AND IF SO WHAT WAS THE NAME OF HIS PLANTATION? I AM TRYING TO FIND OUT HOW HENRY GOT HIS SURNAME (POLK) ALSO?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
MARTHA C VESELKA 29 May 1998 12:00PM GMT 
Margaret Miller 2 Jun 1998 12:00PM GMT 
GeraldineKeys 7 Feb 1999 12:00PM GMT 
S.K. Martin-Quiatte 23 Feb 1999 12:00PM GMT 
GeraldineKeys 24 Feb 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Stephanie Martin-Quiatte 25 Feb 1999 12:00PM GMT 
GeraldineKeys 25 Feb 1999 12:00PM GMT 
LBQuiett 18 Jul 2001 4:54AM GMT 
Stephanie 18 Jul 2001 6:34AM GMT 
Joyce Bradford 10 Jul 1998 12:00PM GMT 
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